The President believing that Russia did not meddle in the 2016 election violates his oath of office. ” …I will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.”

Some members of Congress are violating their oaths by being silent on the President’s denial of meddling and being silent on the President’s multiple domestic policy and regulatory transgressions. Their oath: “I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic…”

Russia’s attacks on our democracy is an act of war. Climate change denial, tariff impositions, EPA regulatory relaxation, withdrawing from treaties such as NATO, Iran, NAFTA, TPP are domestic enemy-like actions.

These violations of oath of office provides no bodies or graphic photos. Just faceless, impersonal statistics like job losses, decline in retirement accounts, increased costs due to tariffs. Will your job, your healthcare loss, your retirement account decline be just another statistic? Remind the President and Members of Congress their oaths of office require them to be patriots not partisans.

Rev Elayne Demetreon MAPC
James A Devine MPA

Lee’s Summit,  MO